9th Circuit’s Bar On Expert Testimony In Copyright Cases Before High Court
(September 13, 2017, 8:53 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The creator of the popular John Madden Football series computer game asked the U.S. Supreme Court on July 28 to decide whether expert testimony should be barred in copyright infringement cases because juries must assess infringement as an “ordinary reasonable person” would (Robin Antonick v. Electronic Arts Inc., No. 17-168, U.S. Sup., 2017 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 2633).
(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #30-170915-038B.)
The dispute centers on Robin Antonick, who developed the computer source code for the...